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Nurturing talents in IT

THE Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering at Universiti Malaysia Pahang ( UMP) produces knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive graduates within the sphere of software engineering, system and computer network.

Establishing the faculty was in line with the vision and mission of the university to produce talents who can contribute effectively to the field of software engineering and computer networks.

Five research groups were introduced in the effort to enhance the contents of the programmes offered.

These research groups are information systems, software engineering research, softcomputing and intelligent system, multimedia computing and visualisation, and systems network and security.

The faculty emphasises the development and growth of its students’ enrolment and graduates. With its high- quality lecturers, laboratories, proper and careful advising and numerous professional activities, UMP students are given the opportunity to excel in classroom and laboratory sessions.

Students are equipped with software engineering knowledge and technical skills.

Thus, they are ready and confident to begin their professional career or further their studies.

At present, the faculty has four undergraduate programmes and three postgraduate by research programmes.

There are also three new postgraduate programmes by coursework offered by UMP. They are:

Master of Science ( Information & Communication Technology)

This conversion course is designed to develop the technical, analytical and professional skills required for a computing role.

You can integrate professional computing skills into your current discipline or start a new and rewarding career in information technology.

Master of Science ( Software Engineering)

Designed for graduates of computing disciplines, this course includes a process- oriented approach to the subject and features study of advanced technological developments and several other issues related to the software industry.

It helps students build a strong foundation of theory and bestpractice knowledge, which they can apply in a variety of technical and business environments today and in the future.

Master of Science ( Computer Networking)

Designed for graduates of computing- based disciplines, this course is designed to address a specific need in the computer networking industry, which blends the technical and management aspects of computer networking to offer students a unique educational opportunity. It is intended for students who wish to specialise in the security aspects of the computer networking field.

Entry requirements

To enrol in a UMP postgraduate programme, the minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in science from a public institution of higher learning or private institution of higher learning as recognised by UMP Senate with CPA 2.7 and above or a qualification deemed to be equivalent with some experience in the related area as approved by UMP Senate.

Applicants of the MSc ( Information & Communication Technology) should have at least three years’ working experience in an information technology- related field.

Foreign students from countries where the primary language is not English or who do not have a previous degree from an English speaking university must complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language ( TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System ( IELTS) exam with a score that meets the graduate school standards, which are currently 550 or Band 6 respectively.